Tigers finalize deal with Josh Harrison

February 25, 2019

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers have finalized their one-year deal with free agent Josh Harrison.

Harrison, whose base salary will be worth $2 million, hit .250 with eight home runs and 37 RBIs last year. He missed time early in the season with a hand injury and played just 97 games.

He can earn $1 million in performance bonuses this year in addition to his  salary. Harrison would get $200,000 each for 150, 250, 350, 450 and 500 plate appearances as part of the contract announced Saturday,

Harrison spent his first eight major league seasons with Pittsburgh. He's played second base, third base, shortstop and in the outfield.

Harrison hit a career-high 16 home runs in 2017.

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